[webkit-dev] Why there is objc code in WebCore/bindings

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Jul 8 01:21:30 PDT 2013

They're used to create Objective-C bindings on Mac port:

Since the target language is Objective-C, it necessarily invokes some
Objective-C code.

If you're interested in looking at JavaScript binding code, look at js
subdirectory instead.

- R. Niwa

On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 5:03 PM, server leejune <leejune.server at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am new to webkit.
> When I dig into WebCore source code, I found some part of code are written
> in Objective C, such as WebCore/bindings/objc.
> Why bindings code can't be written in cpp totally?
> In my understanding, this should be generic code and should be used in all
> platforms.
> Thanks in advance for any answers.
> Leejune
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